Officials approve more than $100M for Pipeline flood mitigation work

This week, Coconino County officials finalized more than $100 million in funding for post-wildfire flood mitigation. This follows his 26,500-acre pipeline fire last summer that caused devastating flooding in and around Flagstaff. Flood officials this week approved $42 million from the US Forest Service for projects in and around San Francisco Peaks. Work is expected […]

Flagstaff flood mitigation projects moving forward thanks to Prop. 441

Flagstaff — Ever since the museum fire ravaged nearly 2,000 acres of land just north of Mount Elden, Mike Martinel’s family has maintained high vigilance during the monsoons. The 2019 fires eventually damaged a significant portion of the Spruce Wash Basin, creating a massive flooded area that included a house that had been owned by […]

Silver Belt | Gila County approves Miami flood mitigation contract

Facing a December 4 completion deadline, the Gila County Board of Supervisors last week approved a contract for a flood mitigation project in Miami. At its October 18 meeting, the Board approved a $421,173 ordering agreement (refundable through Natural Resource Conservation Services) with J. Banicki Construction of Phoenix for the Bloody Tanks Wash project. The […]